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I'm having difficulty in understanding responsibility for roof under HOA Articles. Sections seem to contradict.

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No I am a home buyer - slated to close April 2nd. I was reviewing in detail the bylaws and am unclear under which circumstances the HOA is responsible for roof repair and replacement. Section 1 - Owners are responsible for maintenance, repairing, and replacing the roof system over the dwellings with exception of roof shingles...". Section 2 - HOA "in the event of an insurable loss..." Section 5 - HOA when "at end of useful life... at discretion of the Board of Directors..."

Lawyer's Assistant: Where is the home located?

Palm Harbor, FL

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No, however, I just stumbled upon this site. Is this site free?

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